Owning a Vespa has never really been about performance. There’s a fascinating history behind the name and an undeniable retro appeal to the tiny Italian scooter. It’s all about the dolce vita rather than life in the fast lane. This doesn’t mean that a Vespa can’t be (a little) exciting! That’s exactly what the brand is going for with the introduction of its most powerful Vespa yet, the GTS 300 with the all-new HPE.
Scooters have always been an essential part of any growing automotive market around the world. There was a time during the 1950s when the dust of World War II had settled down, and automotive markets were booming around the world. Something similar was happening in Italy, which has become the hub of automotive giants in the present day.
Freefalling alone isn’t exciting enough—him, probably.
HAND-CRAFTED: A man in Changhua County has for more than 30 years been making miniatures that are about one-third the size of a real scooter.